The Algonquian squash (or pumpkin) originated in New England and was historically grown by the Abenaki people of Maine, New Hampshire and Western Massachusetts. Algonquian squash was among the foodstuffs Lewis and Clark traded for with the Mandan Indians in the early 19th century. This oblong-shaped squash is best when harvested green, and allowed to turn orange in storage. The Algonquin is meaty but not stringy; and has a smoky, nutty, rich and sweet taste. It is excellent for pies, perhaps become it is less wet and heavy than many other types of squash.
Cold Springs Farm is a specializes in heirloom and rare varieties, as well as new varieties. The farm is in the NRCS transition to organic EQIP program as well as Certified Naturally grown. The farm is also home to free range chickens, turkeys, and red wattle hogs, and bees!(more...)
Soon after I married North Dakota farmer Kent Pfennig, I began to miss the exceptional flavor of lamb I grew up with in New Zealand. Determined to meet or exceed those lofty standards for taste and quality, I also yearned to make our Driscoll, North Dakota family farm more sustainable. (more...)
We are located in northern NH, just minutes from the Vermont border, five miles north of Colebrook, and less than seven miles from the Canadian Border Crossing station. We recently moved up from Long Island, NY, and have begun our family farming adventure! A house-warming gift of 6 laying hens has become a full-time labour of love. (more...)
Athens Locally Grown is a small group of growers located around Athens, Georgia. Each grower farms his/her land using strict standards to ensure that everything produced is chemical-free. (more...)
Since the days a century ago, when an "Apple Train" ran its route from the heart of Boston to the rolling orchards of Hampton Falls, Applecrest Farm has remained a cornerstone of the local economy and community. (more...)
America's Farmstand is a family owned company dedicated to providing consumers with a direct link to the source of their food production. America's Farmstand offers its customers unprecedented access to family farms across the country that grow and produce some of the world's freshest foods. (more...)